Provide a Pathway Home

Donate to help someone escape homelessness.

    Get Involved

    There are more ways to get involved than giving financially: volunteer, donate a meal, or give an in-kind donation. Our volunteers have donated more than 75,000 meals per year to help people survive and maintain their health.

    Join the Team

    We are looking for compassionate leaders who want to prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.

Offering Pathways Home

We are working to make homelessness rare, brief, and nonrecurring. We provide emergency shelter, affordable homes, and supportive services that enable people to overcome homelessness and find pathways home.

Emergency Shelters

We provide immediate, overnight accommodations in safe, warm locations for anyone seeking refuge.

Affordable Homes

We work with you to find an affordable housing solution and help you build fundamental skills for long-term housing success.

Supportive Services

We’re here to empower you at every step of your journey with behavioral and mental health services, substance abuse services, children and youth services, employment services, life skills training, wellness programs and personalized case management.

About Us

South Suburban Public Action to Deliver Shelter (SSPADS) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization working to prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.


People helped to overcome homelessness


Nights of shelter provided


Meals Provided


People accessing affordable housing each year

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Provide someone with a pathway home.


Your contributions impact lives and provide services to the community.


Join us in serving the community. 

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